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Minnesota Department of Education, 2017
This document contains all of the Minnesota kindergarten academic standards in the content areas of Arts, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. For each content area there is a short overview followed by a coding diagram of how the standards are organized and displayed. This document is adapted from the official versions…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, State Standards, Kindergarten, Art Education
Minnesota Department of Education, 2014
This document describes the Minnesota No Child Left Behind (NCLB) calculation as it relates to measuring Title III districts for Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAO). In 2012, a new assessment was used to measure language proficiency skills for English Learners. New AMAO targets were created, and new values for determining individual…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Language Proficiency, Language Skills
Minnesota Department of Education, 2009
The purpose of this document is to provide information and resources on special education for charter school sponsors and charter school directors. This document is the result of collaborative input from individuals who work in and with charter schools in Minnesota. It also represents the collaborative efforts of the following divisions of the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Charter Schools, Special Education, School Choice
Minnesota Department of Education, 2004
Public education in Minnesota must help students gain the knowledge and skills that are necessary to, in Thomas Jefferson's view, protect and maintain freedom. The Social Studies Standards in this document attempt to do just this by specifying the particular knowledge and skills that Minnesota students will be required to learn in the disciplines…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, State Standards, World History, Public Education
Minnesota Department of Education, 2004
This framework provides tools for determining how national and industry standards align with goals and curriculum in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. The examples, alignment charts, and ideas for activities contained in this document are intended to encourage districts, sites, and teachers to use, adapt, and develop their own best…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Service Occupations, Sciences, Industry
Minnesota Department of Education, 2004
Career and Technical Education enhances the preparation of tomorrow's workforce. This is achieved through: (1) in-depth career exploration and career planning; (2) contextual learning that connects schoolwork to the future and assists in the application of basic skills to life situations; (3) the development of occupational competencies that…
Descriptors: Technical Education, Career Planning, Career Exploration, Advanced Placement
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Minnesota Department of Education, 2004
This document provides a brief compilation of descriptions of agricultural education programs linked to Career and Technical Education (CTE) initiative in Minnesota. Agriculture Exploration courses focus on the animal sciences, plant sciences, natural resource sciences, agricultural business and marketing, and leadership development. Agribusiness…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Natural Resources, Marketing, Leadership